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The Top Ten Dangerous Freeways

#7 Skipper’s Road, New Zealand

Skipper’s Road

Skipper’s Road is another most dangerous stretch of road constructed onto the mountainside. The thoroughfare was built for the period of the gold rush, when an unstable pathway was the only entrance to Skippers Township and the Upper Shotover diggings. The Construction completed in between 1883 and 1890, it was considered one of the marvels of civil engineering.

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#6 Halsema Freeway (Philippines)

Halsema Freeway

The Halsema Freeway is situated on the isle of Luzon that passes through the Central Cordillera Valley in the Philippines from Baguio to Bontoc and farther on toward Tabuk and Tuguegarao. Landslides and rock fall is very common and often many accidents occur due to these natural calamities. The Freeway is subjected to improvements these days in order to avoid natural hazard.

Halsema Freeway

 

#5 Patiopoulo – Perdikaki Road (Greece)

In the hilly Agrafa constituency of Greece, the route linking Patiopoulo and Perdikaki is a demoralizing example of roads that require regular special treatment and heed from their travelers. Potholes and baggy, slippery nettle weaken a driver’s power or control over the vehicle, while commotions from heavy traffic, pedestrians, and livestock generate supplementary perils.

Patiopoulo – Perdikaki Road

Many sections are very steep and narrow, demanding the utmost of care. The Freeway will make you mad while travelling on it. Extreme danger requires to be handled with steel nerves.

Patiopoulo– Perdikaki Road

 

#4 Luxor – al – Hurghada Road (Egypt)

The Freeway connecting Luxor; the famous location of the antique metropolis of Thebes, with the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Hurghada has been paved and marked in order to provide tourists comfort and ease.

Hurghada Road

Since every year many people come to visit Luxor the government has taken steps to redeem the road to make their journey safe and secure.  However, bandits, terrorist attempts to weaken the tourism business, and scared drivers have all combined to turn this route into a dreadful journey.
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